What makes greyhounds so
special that they deserve their own pages on a veterinary site?
very special dogs have lived a unique life from the time they're born, through
their racing career, and finally into adoption.
Not only are their life experiences very different from other dog breeds you may
have adopted as puppies and nurtured through their life but, medically, greys are just DIFFERENT in many ways.
It's very important
to understand and recognize these differences, and to stay involved in the
medical care of your racer.
Watch greyhounds in action - some special
- watch the #3 greyhound
|Beautiful tribute to a
retiring racer -
Pak Seminole Win - AKA "Futurity"
information (Memphis) -
A WORD ABOUT GREYHOUND ADOPTION
let that list discourage you from considering a Greyhound
as the next member of your family!
Individually, these awesome hounds have no more medical
problems than most other breeds. This list exists because many of their medical
characteristics are simply unique to the breed or to the sighthound group in general.
Visit your local adoption group's web site and attend their get-to-know-you
Meet & Greets. Once you meet a greyhound, you'll almost certainly fall in
love with this remarkable breed.
In this Middle Tennessee area, we have two adoption groups:
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